Below are some suggested items:
Our biggest needs are pants (jeans and casual), shoes (especially sneakers), sweat pants, belts, boxer underwear, jackets, and sweatshirts. All sizes are needed, but pants waist sizes 32–38, shoe sizes 10–12, and large to x-large in other clothing items are the most requested.
We primarily need pants, shoes (especially sneakers), and jackets. The most requested sizes are 8–12 in pants, sizes 7–10 in shoes, and M–XL in jackets and underwear.
We can always use coats, jackets, hoodies, etc.
Blankets and backpacks
We can use new or used (clean) blankets, ground cloths, and tarps. Backpacks and sleeping bags are always in high demand.
One of our most requested items is a toiletry kit. If you would like to donate toiletry kits, here is what we put in our kits:
- 1 soap
- 1 shampoo
- 1 conditioner
- 1 razor
- 1 deodorant
- 1 toothbrush
- 1 toothpaste
- 1 lotion
First Presbyterian Church is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)3, non-profit corporation. Therefore, your donations to Ladle are tax deductible. You can ask for a tax receipt at the time of your donation.
Below is a video describing a much appreciated blanket donation by Sackcloth & Ashes.